Prime Minister announces $1.6 billion funding injection

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The Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre welcomes the announcement by Prime Minister Scott Morrison of a $1.6 billion investment injection into ‘Australia’s Economic Accelerator’ program.

The program is focused on projects with high potential for commercialisation in six key priority areas including resources and critical minerals, food and beverage, medical products, recycling and clean energy, defence and space.

FBICRC CEO Shannon O’Rourke said the announcement reinforced the significant role that research and industry collaborations play in driving innovation and will further support the development of a successful and sustainable domestic battery industry.

A copy of the Prime Minister’s statement in full can be found  here.

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